News

  • Valiant effort for the Chris Russell Medal of Excellence

    Valiant effort for the Chris Russell Medal of Excellence

    It wouldn’t be the Sydney Royal Easter Show without an agricultural competition. For our Science in Agriculture students, it was a chance to compete with their impressive research, writing and presentation skills.

  • Sex obsession a killer for male snakes

    Sex obsession a killer for male snakes

    Analysis of snakes’ sexual activity in the four months out of hibernation has confirmed that males' physiologically expensive approach to reproduction causes them to die earlier and in worse condition than females.

  • Mapping the fate of our reefs

    Mapping the fate of our reefs

    Researchers are using 3D mapping techniques to capture the Great Barrier Reef in incredible detail in order to study the effects of global warming and the extent of coral bleaching.

Events

  • Stranger Things - JD Stewart Lecture

    Stranger Things - JD Stewart Lecture

    Giving birth to a live baby, rather than laying an egg, is an important biological innovation allowing animals to incubate embryos internally. You might be surprised to learn that live birth (viviparity) has evolved independently hundreds of times in very diverse species, including lizards, sharks, and even cockroaches. However, we know little about pregnancy beyond mammals like ourselves, which is where Dr Camilla Whittington's research comes in.

  • Camden Open Day

    Camden Open Day

    Explore the fascinating world of agriculture, environment, science and veterinary science at the University of Sydney’s Camden Open Day. Do hands-on workshops, hear captivating talks and meet scientists conducting cutting edge research, plus be entertained by amazing science with a talk by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki!